16 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh sightseeing planning app.

Detroit, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Detroit in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 63°F and lows at 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Windermere.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:

Windermere, United Kingdom — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Windermere holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bath.
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Bath, United Kingdom — 1 night

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): walk around Royal Victoria Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at West of England Falconry, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath journey planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Bath in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

Paris, France — 5 nights

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.